Our team

The representatives on our team take pride in helping you get the most out of your policies and financial plans. You can trust us to make sure you have the right coverage and investments to take care of the people and things you care about most. Get personalized service with one-on-one advice and clear answers to your insurance and investment questions. When you choose The Co-operators, you’re choosing a dedicated team that’s on your side, ready to help you make confident financial choices. Connect with us today.

Linda Nanias

Linda Nanias

Financial Advisor
Wainwright

With 20-plus years of experience, Linda sees the value in having the right insurance coverage and the effect it can have on families. Linda believes in a high level of client service and has a hands-on approach with all of her clients. Linda's open-door policy with her clients is comforting; she has a genuine interest in helping people with their futures and their families' futures.

Buffalo Agencies Ltd offers an array of insurance choices, including Auto, Home, Farm, Life, Business and Travel. Investments are also an option for clients. Insurance is not a physical product that you hold; it's an intangible product that protects you when needed most. Linda and her staff at Buffalo Agencies Ltd. are here for your peace of mind.

With 20-plus years of experience, Linda sees the value in having the right insurance coverage and the effect it can have on families. Linda believes in a high level of client service and has a hands-on approach with all of her clients. Linda's open-door policy with her clients is comforting; she has a genuine interest in helping people with their futures and their families' futures.

Buffalo Agencies Ltd offers an array of insurance choices, including Auto, Home, Farm, Life, Business and Travel. Investments are also an option for clients. Insurance is not a physical product that you hold; it's an intangible product that protects you when needed most. Linda and her staff at Buffalo Agencies Ltd. are here for your peace of mind.

Brenda Conkin

Brenda Conkin

Associate Insurance Advisor
Wainwright
A graduate with a diploma in Business Administration - Management from Lakeland College, Brenda began her career representing The Co-operators in August 1994. She is General Level 2 licensed for all personal lines of insurance, specializing in Farm and Business insurance. Brenda was the recipient of the 2013 BRAVO Award, the highest level of recognition awarded to our employees.
Brenda grew up on the family farm north of Edgerton, where she resides with her husband and daughter.
Volunteering in her community is something Brenda strongly believes in. Currently, she is a 25-year member and chair of the Edgerton Royal Purple and Edgerton Public Library, is a board member for her local church and pastoral charge, and is a 4H small animal project leader. She is always willing to lend a helping hand to other organizations when needed.
A graduate with a diploma in Business Administration - Management from Lakeland College, Brenda began her career representing The Co-operators in August 1994. She is General Level 2 licensed for all personal lines of insurance, specializing in Farm and Business insurance. Brenda was the recipient of the 2013 BRAVO Award, the highest level of recognition awarded to our employees.
Brenda grew up on the family farm north of Edgerton, where she resides with her husband and daughter.
Volunteering in her community is something Brenda strongly believes in. Currently, she is a 25-year member and chair of the Edgerton Royal Purple and Edgerton Public Library, is a board member for her local church and pastoral charge, and is a 4H small animal project leader. She is always willing to lend a helping hand to other organizations when needed.
Kelsey Nanias

Kelsey Nanias

Associate Financial Advisor
Wainwright
Hailey Weder-Futerko

Hailey Weder-Futerko

Client Contact Representative
Wainwright
Hailey started with The Co-operators in 2015 as our Agency Contact Representative. She is currently studying for her General Level One Licence in hopes of joining our personal lines team. Hailey enjoys working with the public and is eager to starting working with our clients on more in-depth aspects of their insurance plans.

She was born and raised in Wainwright, and enjoys being part of a small town where everyone is involved in the community. Hailey likes to spend her summer weekends with friends and family at their seasonal campsite at Arm Lake.
Hailey started with The Co-operators in 2015 as our Agency Contact Representative. She is currently studying for her General Level One Licence in hopes of joining our personal lines team. Hailey enjoys working with the public and is eager to starting working with our clients on more in-depth aspects of their insurance plans.

She was born and raised in Wainwright, and enjoys being part of a small town where everyone is involved in the community. Hailey likes to spend her summer weekends with friends and family at their seasonal campsite at Arm Lake.
Kayla Bethune

Kayla Bethune

Associate Financial Advisor
Wainwright
Kayla started with The Co-operators in January 2017 as an Associate Financial Advisor, focusing on Life insurance and wealth management, with a Business Administration diploma from Okanagan College. She had been working in the insurance and investments field for five years prior to starting at our office, and has since completed her General Level Two Licence to provide a more well-rounded service to our clients.
She grew up here in Wainwright, went to school in Edmonton and Kelowna, and spends her spare time playing and volunteering with the local roller derby league.
Kayla started with The Co-operators in January 2017 as an Associate Financial Advisor, focusing on Life insurance and wealth management, with a Business Administration diploma from Okanagan College. She had been working in the insurance and investments field for five years prior to starting at our office, and has since completed her General Level Two Licence to provide a more well-rounded service to our clients.
She grew up here in Wainwright, went to school in Edmonton and Kelowna, and spends her spare time playing and volunteering with the local roller derby league.
Yvonne Andersen

Yvonne Andersen

Associate Insurance Advisor
Wainwright
Yvonne got her General Licence in 2012 and has been continuously employed within the industry since. She recently decided to change roles and switched from Broker to an Associate Insurance Advisor with The Co-operators in November 2017. She has experience and knowledge with Home, Auto, Farm and Business insurance and she looks forward to building new and existing client relationships within our community.
She and her family enjoy travelling, camping and all types of outdoor activities during the summer and winter. As a true rural Albertan, born and raised, she grew up in the heart of the oil/gas and agricultural industries. Wainwright has been a very warm and welcoming community that she is very proud to now call home.
Yvonne got her General Licence in 2012 and has been continuously employed within the industry since. She recently decided to change roles and switched from Broker to an Associate Insurance Advisor with The Co-operators in November 2017. She has experience and knowledge with Home, Auto, Farm and Business insurance and she looks forward to building new and existing client relationships within our community.
She and her family enjoy travelling, camping and all types of outdoor activities during the summer and winter. As a true rural Albertan, born and raised, she grew up in the heart of the oil/gas and agricultural industries. Wainwright has been a very warm and welcoming community that she is very proud to now call home.